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ABS/MBS Market

Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues

10/12/2018

CLO Refis Swing Back Toward Short Terms

Collateralized loan obligation issuers are suddenly favoring short-term refinancings.

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10/05/2018

BofA Sale Points to Shift in MBS Sentiment

The sale of a mortgage-bond portfolio by Bank of America could point to an increased willingness by large banks to issue new deals in the sector.

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09/28/2018

Goldman Readying Jumbo-Mortgage Deals

Goldman Sachs is back in the picture as an issuer of jumbo-mortgage bonds, with a new whole-loan trader on board.

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09/21/2018

Europe Funds Blocked From US Investments

Preparations are under way for a rule change that would curtail the abilities of mutual fund-like vehicles in Europe to invest in securitizations from the...

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09/14/2018

Fund Operators Chase Online Loan Portfolios

Several large investment firms are setting up funds that would purchase personal loans, student loans and small-business loans from online originators...

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09/07/2018

Morgan Lewis Assembling Team in Chicago

Morgan Lewis is pushing to establish a large structured-finance presence in Chicago as part of an effort to expand into asset classes it has traditionally...

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08/17/2018

Investors Tracking Trustee Lawsuit in Ohio

A legal battle between Western & Southern Life and BNY Mellon could mark a final opportunity for the holders of troubled structured products to seek...

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08/10/2018

College Ave Lands Education-Finance Vet

Marketplace education lender College Ave Student Loans has hired Sharon Asch Gold to head its capital-markets unit.

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08/03/2018

Sprout Hires Akre for Non-QM Funding Push

In a move that could jumpstart its mortgage-bond issuing efforts, Sprout Mortgage has hired David Akre to head its capital-markets unit.

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07/27/2018

Leadership Shakeup Hits BlackRock CLO Unit

In a matter of just a few weeks, both co-heads of BlackRock’s U.S. collateralized loan obligation-issuing unit have resigned from the firm.

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07/20/2018

RBC Recruits Pair of CP Pros From BofA

RBC’s commercial-paper unit has picked up two high-profile professionals from Bank of America.

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07/13/2018

New Front Opens in Non-Agency Market

A number of mortgage-bond issuers are working on non-agency deals backed entirely by conforming loans on single-family investment properties.

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